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UMS Concert Program, July 5, 1978: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf -- John Wustman

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Day
5
Month
July
Year
1978
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Season: Centennial
Concert: First
Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Soprano JOHN WUSTMAN, Pianist
Wednesday Evening, July 5, 1978, at 8:30 Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Five Mignon Songs from Wilhelm Master (Goethe)......Wolf
Heiss mich nicht reden Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt So lasst mich scheinen Kennst du das Land Philine
Das Lied im Griinen (Reil)...........Schubert
An Silvia (Shakespeare, trans, von Bauernfeld)......Schubert
Der Nussbaum (Mosen)...........Schumann
Die Kartenlegerin (Chamisso)..........Schumann
Mit einer Wasserlilie (Ibsen, trans. Henzen)........Grieg
Vergebliches StSndchen (Traditional).........Brahms
INTERMISSION
Three Ophelia Songs from Shakespeare's Hamlet, Op. 67 .... Strauss
Wie erkenn' ich mein Treulieb
Guten Morgen, 's ist Sankt Valentinstag
Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloss Freundliche Vision (Bierbaum)..........Strauss
From the Spanisches Licdcrbuch...........Wolf
Bedeckt mich mit Blumen
Trau' nicht der Liebe From the Italicnischcs Licdcrbuch..........Wolf
Mein Liebster hat zu Tische mich geladen
Ich esse nun mein Brot
Ich hab' in Penna
Angel Records First Concert Summer Fare Series, 1978 Centennial Season
Ringing in the Centennial
Tonight's opening concert of our 100th season was preceded by a work commissioned by the Musical Society for this special occasion--"Phantasm for Carillon" by Gary White, Professor of Music at Iowa State University, performed on the Baird Carillon atop Burton Tower by Hudson Ladd, UM carillonneur. It is the first of six new works to be premiered by the Musical Society during this centennial celebration--three commissioned by the Musical Society and three by the School of Music. "Phantasm" will be performed again by Mr. Ladd during a carillon recital which begins at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 10.
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf's licder interpretations have brought her fame unequaled by any other singer, and she has been called "the greatest lieder singer of our day" by English critic, Andrew Porter. Her first American recital at New York's Town Hall was one of the most spec?tacular and widely discussed debuts ever made in this country.
For the second year in a row, Miss Schwarzkopf combines her performing artistry with master classes at the School of Music. Tonight's recital, her fourth Ann Arbor appearance, climaxes a weeklong residency of twicedaily master classes, in which she was joined by her husband Walter Legge, noted impresario and musicologist, and founder of London's Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus.
John Wiisiman, prominent coachaccompanist, is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music and is currently a faculty member of the University of Illinois. He frequently serves as musical partner to artists such as Birgit Nilsson, Nicolai Gedda, Luciano Pavarotti, Roberta Peters, Cesare Siepi, and Miss Schwarzkopf, in recitals throughout the United States. He recently appeared with Pavarotti on nationwide television, marking the first live telecast of a recital from the stage of New York's Metropolitan Opera House. Performing again with Miss Schwarzkopf in tonight's concert brings Mr. Wustman's total number of appearances in Ann Arbor under Musical Society auspices to seven.
Continuing Summer Fare
Emanuel Ax, Pianist..........Tuesday, July 11
Music of Mozart and Beethoven. Gyorgy Sandor, Pianist, and
Henryk Szeryng, Violinist......Monday, Wednesday, Friday,
July 24, 26, 28
Three concerts in which these artists will perform all
ten of the Beethoven Piano and Violin Sonatas.
Maureen Forrester, Contralto.......Monday, August 7
Tickets available at $4.00, $5 JO, and $7.00.
100th Concert Season--19781979
Choral Union Series: Vladimir Horowitz, Pianist; Emil Gilels, Pianist; Nathan Milstein, Violinist; English Chamber OrchestraVladimir Ashkenazy; Isaac Stern, Violinist; Moscow PhilharmonicDmitri Kitaienko; NDR Symphony of HamburgZdenek Macal; Nicolai Ghiaurov, Basso; Detroit Symphony OrchestraAntal Dorati, Ilse von Alpenheim; Cleveland OrchestraLorin Maazel.
Choice Series: Alvin Ailey Dancers; Martha Graham Dance Company; Viennese Gala; Dimitri, ClownMime; Fred Warinc Show; Tchaikovsky's A'ttteracfcerPiTTSBURGH Ballet Theatre; Play of Daniel; Mozart's Marriage of FgaroCANADiAN Opera Company; Bul?garian Folk Ensemble; Paul Taylor Dance Company; Los Angeles Ballet.
Chamber Arls Series: Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society; Belgrade Chamber Orches?traLynn Harrell; II Divertimento; New Irish Chamber OrchestraAndre Prieur, James Galway; The Philidor Trio; Les Menestrels; Guarneri String Quartet; Nether?lands Wind Ensemble.
Debut & Encore Recilal Series: Eugene Fodor, Violinist; Murray Perahia, Pianist; Judith Blf.gen, Soprano; Paul BaduraSkoda, Pianist.
Asian Series: Bugaku, Japan; Aspects of Peking Opera; Yakshagana, South India.
Series orders (except Choral Union) now being accepted, filled in sequence, and mailed in September; single concerts will be available September 5.
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 Phones: 6653717, 7642S38

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